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Vipin Kakkar, General Electric


Vipin Kakar is the Director of Strategic Utility Accounts at General Electric Grid Solutions business of Energy Connections. He is responsible for managing electric utility customers, policy makers and governments, strategic partners and industry organizations to deliver integrated Energy Management solutions.

During his career, Vipin has worked in the areas of Generation, Substation and Distribution Automation, Energy Management Systems and Advanced Metering Infrastructure.  He is presently engaged with utilities on various aspects of the Smart Grid, Power Delivery, Software Solutions & Generation Strategic Projects and is responsible for developing, leading and executing key opportunities in Canada.

Mr. Kakkar holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering and a Business Studies Degree. He is currently a member of CEA and CIGRE Canada.

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